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2022 HSJ Awards shortlist revealed

The shortlist for the 2022 HSJ Awards has been revealed after the conclusion of the first stage of judging.

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Trusts failing on waiting list ask told to ‘get act together’

Trusts have been told to ‘get their act together’ on health inequalities, after HSJ research suggested only a small minority have so far published data on disparities in waiting times between different patient groups.

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Tough efficiency asks for ‘overfunded’ London

Essential insight into England’s biggest health economy, by HSJ bureau chief Ben Clover.

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The Ward Round: Midwifery in crisis

Staffing is the issue keeping NHS leaders awake at night – and which consumes two-thirds of trusts’ spending. The fortnightly The Ward Round newsletter, by HSJ workforce correspondent Annabelle Collins, ensures you are tuned in to the daily pressures on staff, and the wider trends and policies shaping the workforce.

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London Eye: Why the capital's NHS staff are, relatively, happy

Essential insight into England’s biggest health economy, by HSJ bureau chief Ben Clover.

Ben clover expert briefing

London Eye: Why a medic may get the biggest job in hospital-land

Essential insight into England’s biggest health economy, by HSJ bureau chief Ben Clover.

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£3bn group of hospitals moves to centralise electives

North west London’s acute trusts are exploring whether to set up a new elective orthopaedic centre in the region as they seek to capitalise on the concept of ‘fast-track’ surgical hubs.

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Trusts routinely bank income as ‘savings’, contrary to NHSE claim

Financial data obtained by HSJ shows trusts have routinely used additional income received from NHS commissioners to boost their reported ‘cost improvements’ – despite regulators claiming this did not happen.

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London Eye: Same chair everywhere

Essential insight into England’s biggest health economy, by HSJ bureau chief Ben Clover.

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Former NHS England chief appointed chair of four trusts

Former NHS England deputy chief executive Matthew Swindells has been appointed chair of all north west London’s acute trusts.

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Search for ‘low ego’ leader across four trusts with £3bn income

NHS England is seeking a chair with a “low ego and high emotional intelligence” to lead what will be the largest group of trusts under a shared chair.

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Major shake-up of child cancer services ordered by NHS England

NHS England has finally ordered a major shake-up of paediatric cancer services in London after a long-running battle which saw national cancer director Cally Palmer accused of being ‘hugely conflicted’ because of her dual role as the chief executive of the trust at the centre of the storm.

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Trusts rubbish accuracy of ‘vital’ covid vaccination figures

Multiple trusts have disputed the accuracy of the first published provider-level data on NHS staff covid vaccine uptake, which is described as ‘vital’ and ‘highly important’ by the UK Health Security Agency.

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‘Heavy-handed, expensive’ inspections wrong way to regulate hospitals, says ex-CQC chair

‘Very heavy-handed, laborious and expensive’ inspections ‘have not been the right way’ of regulating hospitals, according to the Care Quality Commission’s former chair.

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Revealed: The best and worst trusts to be a junior doctor

HSJ analysis of data from the latest General Medical Council national training survey has revealed the top and bottom trusts for overall experience for junior doctors.

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HSJ Value Awards 2021: Primary Care or Community Service Redesign Initiative

Due to the significant challenges posed by the first wave of Covid-19, CCGs in North-West London (NWL) designed and piloted a ‘virtual-ward’ to enable better patient care, enhance clinical capacity and improve access for patients presenting with moderate Covid symptoms. The pilot sought to safely monitor patients in the community ...

Narinder Kapur

NHSI could not have had a better chair than Dido Harding

Narinder Kapur, Chris Harkensee and Terry Skitmore praise Dido Harding’s work on introducing fairer procedures for NHS staff which, they say, have contributed to workforce wellbeing, and patient safety.

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Joint leader for four trusts with £3bn income

The four acute trusts in north west London will appoint a joint chair, in the latest move towards greater collaboration between the system’s providers.

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How can data insights sustainably improve elective care?

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Karina Malhotra, founder and managing director, Acumentice and Martina Dineen, divisional director of operations, surgery, cancer & cardiovascular, Imperial College Healthcare discuss among other things how data can help the NHS’ largest elective recovery programme, barriers to good data insights and how healthcare leaders can empower themselves and their workforce ...

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Trust racially discriminated against staff member who was refused specialist training

A trust racially discriminated against a biomedical scientist by refusing to allow him to undertake training, an employment tribunal has ruled.